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Two Vehicle Accident Closes Highway

Highway 40 was closed for a period of time yesterday afternoon after a two vehicle accident east of Hayden. According to a post on the West Routt Fire Protection District Continue reading

Colorado May Eliminate Electric Car Tax Credit

The Colorado State Senate will soon consider eliminating tax credits for alternative fuel vehicles, or vehicles that do not run on gasoline. The legislation would shift the roughly $50 million in tax credits the state gives to subsidize alternative fuel vehicle purchases, and would shift the money to the Continue reading

Two Accidents Saturday During Crash Cleanup

Two suspected drunk drivers were arrested after they hit vehicles involved in the clean up, at the site of the semi-tanker roll-over that closed Highway 40 for 10 hours Saturday, near the Yampa Valley Regional airport.  One driver ignored road closure signage and drove his SUV into an unoccupied Continue reading

Vehicle Tagging And Removal Starts Monday

Abandoned vehicles have become an issue on the streets of Clearview Acres west of Rock Springs, so the Sweetwater County Sheriff’s office will be conducting cleanup operation starting early next week. Beginning Monday, deputies will be in Clearview Acres tagging abandoned vehicles. Once a Continue reading

Don’t Leave Cars On The Side Of The Road

The Colorado Department of Transportation is reminding those planning on recreating in the backcountry to be cautious when leaving their vehicle parked on the side of a roadway. Anyone leaving a vehicle unattended on the side of the Continue reading

New Look For Steamboat Police Cars

The Steamboat Springs Police has two new black and white patrol vehicles hitting the road this week. The ‘Black & White’ was chosen because it can be seen from a significant distance as well as is highly visible in snow. The department will Continue reading

Barn And Outbuilding Catch Fire

It took crews around 2 hours to extinguish a fire Sunday morning at a barn on Routt County Road 18, near Stage Coach Reservoir. According to Steamboat Deputy Fire Chief Chuck Continue reading

Time To Prepare Vehicles For The Winter

The Colorado Department of Transportation is preparing to battle adverse conditions this winter and is encouraging drivers to do the same.  Drivers are being encouraged to make winter preparations, by ensuring their vehicle is properly winterized, including making sure Continue reading

Be Patient In Eclipse Traffic

The Wyoming Highway Patrol has seen a substantial increase in traffic on Wyoming’s highways for the 2017 solar eclipse event, so drivers are being reminded that heavy traffic congestion should be expected in certain areas across the state.  All motorists should follow the law and slow down or move over for law enforcement and vehicles with flashing lights. There have also been several vehicle Continue reading

Comment On Vehicle Use To Manage Wild Horses

The BLM will be holding a public meeting next week in Meeker, to discuss the use of motorized vehicles for wild horse population management in Northwest Colorado. Motorized equipment is used to accomplish numerous management objectives in Continue reading

Price For Colorado Drivers License Going Up

The price to get behind the wheel in Colorado is going up slightly and it has nothing to do with insurance or gas. The Department of Continue reading

Areas In Wyoming Closed To Motorized Vehicles

The Steamboat Mountain area in Wyoming northeast of Rock Springs will be closed to motorized vehicles during the months of May and June, to protect sensitive elk calving and dear fawning areas. Signs will be posted throughout this Continue reading